Important Points About Arnavutköy District In Istanbul Turkey

In the following, you will get to know all the points you need to know about Property for Sale in Arnavutköy District in Istanbul Turkey. Unquestionably, Arnavutköy is one of the best neighborhoods in Istanbul to invest in real estate and buy property.

Arnavutköy District is one of the most unique areas of Istanbul for living. Like many investors and immigrants around the world, you may want to immigrate to Turkey and live in Arnavutköy. The district is one of the most beautiful European areas of Istanbul. This district has shown great importance to construction in the last few years. Such that you can find any type of property you want in Arnavutköy to buy property in the European part of Istanbul.

Istanbul has several airports the main airport of this city is in the Arnavutköy District under the title of Istanbul Airport.


-Settlement order

The total population of Arnavutköy district is 282,488 people. Although the settlement areas in the district show a scattered structure, dense settlements are in the east of the district.


Regional Soil Structure

Is the ground in Arnavutköy secure (Soild)?

Accordingly, the majority of Arnavutköy District is a 3rd degree (low risk) earthquake zone according to the general categorical distinction made within the framework of geological and geophysical principles. Earthquake risk maps show only the impact of earthquake waves regionally.

Arnavutköy is located on the Catalca Peninsula. The Çatalca Peninsula is physically divided by rivers and has hills in places. These hills, which show an average height of 150-200 meters, have the feature of plato.

3 of the four ecological corridors in Istanbul cross the Arnavutköy district in a north-south direction. These are the Büyükçekmece-Terkos, Küçükçekmece-Terkos, and Haliç-Terkos corridors. These serve as the windpipes of Istanbul. Green areas and forest areas should be functionally connected through ecological corridors and biodiversity should be delivered to the city. In the places where these corridors reach the urban area, the density of urban construction should be kept low, and urban air circulation should be ensured by using urban design methods together with the designated open and green areas.

In the north of the district, the coastline between Terkos Lake and the Black Sea shows a coastal type with partly steep cliffs and partly with a beach. When we look at the main materials that make up the land around the lake, a structure inclined to erosion is seen.


Geographical Structure and Vegetation

Due to its location, Arnavutköy is on the border of the subtropical high-pressure zone and the low pressures of the cold-warm region, or the terrestrial (moistureless) alize winds and the marine (humid and rainy) western winds. With the movements of the earth, different climatic conditions are formed in the winter and summer seasons.

Since Arnavutköy District is on the Black Sea coast, it has a position where the Black Sea climate can be seen, and the Mediterranean climate can be seen through the Marmara Sea. It is not possible to evaluate the climate type in the area where Arnavutköy is located within a clear climate type. Because of its geographical location and physical geography features, it has different climatic features than the climate of many settlements in the same latitude.


-Tourism Potential

When the general characteristics of Arnavutköy are taken into consideration, it has many advantages in terms of natural beauty. In addition, there is an ancient city and a significant number of historical monuments waiting to be unearthed. The fact that the vast majority of the territory of the district is protected increases the attractiveness and importance of this place in terms of tourism. The district also has suitable potential in terms of alternative tourism such as water sports, trekking, health tourism, and ecological tourism. Considering these factors, it can be said that Arnavutköy is a place open to development in terms of both domestic and foreign tourism.

The cluster of places where ecological tourism will be concentrated in Arnavutköy district has a total area of 25,140 ha around Terkos Lake. The area that includes Durusu, Baklalı, Balaban, Boyalık, Başakköy, Celepköy, Hisarbeyli, Örencik, Yazlık, Yassıören Villages, and TayaKadın neighborhood is in the northern part of the European side and around Terkos Lake. This area, where ecological tourism will be concentrated, is in Terkos, Sazlıdere, and Alibeyköy basins.



A study examining the districts of Istanbul in terms of competitiveness shows that Arnavutköy ranks 36th among 39 districts in the transportation and accessibility index. Projects such as Başakşehir/Ispartakule/Hadımköy and Hasdal-Karaburun roads, as well as the third airport and the third bridge ring roads, whose projects are ready or under construction, are important for the accessibility of the district.

Transportation of Arnavutköy District with other residential areas is provided by bus and minibus lines. There are bus services from the district to Eminönü, Mecidiyeköy, Cebeci, Habipler Metro Station, Gaziosmanpaşa, Fatih, Eyüp, and Edirnekapı. Within the district, there are bus services from Karaburun and Hadımköy to Arnavutköy. In addition, there are minibus and minibus lines to many points in the district, from the district to Sultangazi, Gaziosmanpaşa, and Üçşehitler.

In order to make transportation to Arnavutköy faster and more comfortable, the Habipler-Arnavutköy divided road, which is being built by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, has been completed. The standard of the road made as 2×3 lanes is high. In addition, the Habipler-TEM connection road was opened to access as a 2×2 lane. Apart from these, the road projects that concern Arnavutköy and are partially / completely built are as follows:

-Gaziosmanpaşa-Karaburun road

-Büyükçekmece-Hadımköy Bridge-Yassıören Road

-Başakşehir-Ispartakule-Hadımköy road

-Sultançiftliği-Boğazköy road

-Hasdal-Karaburun road

The rail transportation projects that concern the district are the Third Airport-Arnavutköy-Kayaşehir-Olympic Stadium-Halkalı-Küçükçekmece metro line, Habipler-Arnavutköy light metro line, the Third Airport-Gayrettepe metro line, and the Sabiha Gökçen Airport-Yavuz Sultan Selim Bridge-Third Airport high-speed train line.

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